evil disposition

See: malice
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It shows an evil disposition to take advantage of a friend in distress.
Her mother has insinuated that her temper is intractable, but I never saw a face less indicative of any evil disposition than hers; and from what I can see of the behaviour of each to the other, the invariable severity of Lady Susan and the silent dejection of Frederica, I am led to believe as heretofore that the former has no real love for her daughter, and has never done her justice or treated her affectionately.
werewolves are of evil disposition, having assumed a bestial form to
My master, perceiving that she would not take his word for her uncle-in-law's evil disposition, gave a hasty sketch of his conduct to Isabella, and the manner in which Wuthering Heights became his property.
Sin, death and hell have set their marks on him," Shakespeare wrote in his Richard III, then describing him as a hunchback with a twisted spine and an evil disposition and forging a common perception that he had plotted and schemed his way to the throne.
For Thomas, the notion that humans are evil by nature, which derives from a Kantian conception of persons, is essentially wrong, as indeed are the standard concepts of types of evil disposition.